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might

modal verb
 
 
/maɪt/
HAPPEN A2 used to talk about what will possibly happen
может быть
It might be finished by Thursday. She might not come.Occurring and happeningPossible and probable
TRUE B1 used to talk about what is possibly true
может быть, возможно
I think Isabel might be pregnant. The rain might have stopped by now.True, real, false, and unreal
you might like/want to UK formal used to politely suggest something
может быть, было бы лучше, если …
You might want to try a different approach next time. Polite expressions
(Definition of might modal verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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